New Administrative Duties for Four Black Academics
Filed in Appointments on September 30, 2016
Elizabeth Lewin was named interim associate chancellor for diversity at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Dr. Lewin is the former superintendent of the Carbondale Elementary School District. She retired from that post in 2005.
Dr. Lewin holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. She earned a doctorate from the University of Sarasota in Florida.
Anthony Andrews was appointed director of government and community relations at Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn, New York, a campus of the City University of New York. A native of Trinidad and Tobago, Andrews came to the United States in 1996 to study at Kingsborough Community College.
Andrews is a graduate of American University in Washington, D.C., where he majored in political science. He holds a master’s degree in diplomatic studies from the University of Westminster in England and is completing work on a Ph.D. in politics and international studies at the University of Cambridge.
Reginald Lewis is the new executive director of the Newark City of Learning Collaborative, a project of the City of Newark and Rutgers University-Newark. Lewis will also serve as an assistant professor of practice in the School of Public Affairs and Administration.
Previously, Lewis was the executive director of The Chad School Foundation, a Newark based organization that seeks to improve the public school systems in neighborhoods with students from disadvantaged backgrounds. A graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Lewis holds a master’s degree in social service administration from the University of Chicago.
Robert M. Franklin, who holds the James T. and Berta R. Laney Chair in Moral Leadership at Emory University, has been given the added duties as senior adviser to Claire E. Sterk, president of Emory University. Dr. Franklin is the former president of Morehouse College in Atlanta.
Dr. Franklin is a 1975 graduate of Morehouse College. He earned a master’s degree at Harvard Divinity School and a doctorate at the University of Chicago Divinity School. Dr. Franklin is the author of several books including Crisis in the Village: Restoring Hope in African American Communities (2007).